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Small Bumps On Ankles
Ankle bumps: Do your ankle bumps itch? Turning dark is most likely post inflammatory changes, which should fade over time. Ankle bumps make me think of ankle bites from fleas. Those would itch. Consider seeing a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Can't see it: So I'm not sure either. See a doctor. They would be able to tell you quickly and if it was some sort of soft tissue lesion it would need to be biopsied. ...Read more
Hi, I recently noticed a small bump above my ankle about 2 weeks ago. I wear hi-top converse and bought new ones but my ankle started hurting.?
Ankle pain: Did u have trauma? Is the pain located at the bump or elsewhere? Are your shoes the correct size? If ankle pain persists u should be evaluated. ...Read more
My 4 year old son has small bumps on his ankles, knees, and back. Have been getting worse and spreading. They do itch @ times. Help
Be seen: Bumps come in so many varieties and locations that it is important he be seen to get a correct diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a small, soft bump below my ankle. No pain, squishes if pressure is on it. Can't see it unless skin is pulled tight over it.
I have clusters of small white bumps on both my ankles I've had them for years they don't itch or irritate me at all. Any ideas?
Can a bone spur project out of back of ankle all of a sudden overnight? I have a small raised bump on back of ankle and have been diagnosed with spur
Not a bone spur: A true bone spur cannot form overnight. That is not to say that you cannot have a bone spur there already that caused irritation and swelling that did appear overnight. You could also have a cyst. ...Read more
Yes : May be indicative of systemic condition, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward
Many possible causes: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
White bumps: A distinction must be made between these bumps being fluid filled or solid masses.If they are fluid filled you may be looking at some form of an infectious process. A culture should be taken and submitted for diagnosis of infection. If report is negative or lesion is solid a biopsy is suggested. ...Read more
I have these small bumps that started on the top of my feet but has spread all the way up both my ankles. Do you have any idea why?
I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?
I have been waking up with very small itchy bumps on the tops of my feet and ankles. Only one or two bumps appear at a time. They look like a bug bite?
Hi! I have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles. Itchy. Am i have a reaction to medicine? What is it and how to get rid of
Contact dermatitis: Medicamentosa is usually general, flat and red. Bumps suggest a contact, new shoes or sox. Wash them or wipe them before wearing Try a little cortisone cream or if all else fails a doc can give you stronger stuff. Have to be a detective. Check what is new and different that your hands and feet have touched. ...Read more
I have small itchy bumps, that first appeared on my hand, then inner ankles, severly itchy, seems as when I scratch, more develop, have areas all over?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on the tops of my feet and back of my ankles that maybe spreading up my lega?
See a doctor: Dermatological conditions are hard to diagnose without seeing as patterns, color etc are important to visualize. ...Read more
I just discovered 6 pinkish small pimple like bumps on my forearm, one on my leg, and one on my ankle. They don't itch. What could it be?
I have small raised itchy bumps, that first appeared on my hand, then inner ankles, severly itchy, seems as when I scratch more come, kinda all over?
ALLERGY: Sounds like an allergic dermatitis- see nyour pcp or dermatologist for further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have bump in bone, after injury, even 4 weeks later. Painful to touch or bump. Between ankle and base of small toe. Dr. xrayed but no physical exam.
It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
I developed one small red bump on my left leg near my ankle that turned into a red bruise like mark 24 hours after its onset. What could it be?
Bug or spider bite: Having a doctor examine it will help determine what it is and starting appropriate treatment can prevent secondary infection. Good luck! ...Read more
Small, itchy, red bumps that have been appearing on my feet/ankles for over a week now. They're also slightly filled with pus. What could this be?
Fungus Tinea pedis: If the bumps Pop and drain and get hard like callous material and later peel off it most Likely is Acute Vessicular Tinea Pedis. That simply put is a fungal infection or a type of athletes foot. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for best result. You may try over the counter meds but may wish to add Nizoral (ketoconazole) Shampoo 1% OTC. Wash at night don't rinse off pat it dry and in am wash it off. ...Read more
4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?
Hematoma: Most likely it's a hematoma which is a bruise under the skin. These can be uncomfortable but usually not dangerous. Watch the bumps. If they start to weep fluid I would have your leg evaluated. If very painful an x-ray for a feature is indicated. ...Read more
My daughter has bumps on her knees which itch a lot. She also has small bumps above her feet, close to ankles and on her arms too. What could it be?
I have small itchy bumps on back of neck at the hair line and then it appeared around ankles and bend of knees itches bad what caused it what can I do?
I got hit while playing soccer just above my right foot inner ankle and it's been 4 weeks and i still feel pain i really am craving to play soccer again but there is this small bump like thing next to my ankle on the spot of contact please advice me when i
Best to visit : A foot and ankle specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it comes right back up.... Help!?
Bumps: First — don't pop them as that is a great way to get an infection. Second — do call your podiatrist or dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
My younger cousin is three and he have these small white bumps on his leg and back. What are they and is it possible to treat them at home?
Many causes.......: It will be very hard to diagnose a skin condition just hearing one sentence. Needs #1. History, e.g. How long, close contact with similar condition, swimming in pool, fever, itch, drainage, etc. #2. Detail exam. Of size, shape, color, texture, central dimple, cheesy, greasy material inside, etc. Etc. Tell parents to take your cousin to his pediatrician. Thx. For your concern for the cousin. ...Read more
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